Good news Neighbours fans – Kym Valentine will soon be returning to the Five soap as Libby Kennedy.

There was an unexpected surprise for viewers earlier this year, when the role of Libby – normally played by Kym – had to suddenly be recast with McLeod’s Daughter star Michala Banas, after Kym was hospitalized with a serious chest infection.

But just in case you are wondering whether Kym will actually return to the soap in time to marry onscreen love, Dan, you can catch her return on March 23 when Five screens the aftermath of the river rafting accident.

Kym has revealed that she still adores being part of Neighbours.

“I’ve been with this show half my life and I’m so proud to still be a part of it,” she said. “I want to be the next Anne Haddy! There are worse places to be, so I’m pretty happy where I am.”

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